Ten Full-Tuition Scholarships Exclusively for BV County High School Students

Ten Full-Tuition Scholarships Exclusively for BV County High School Students

Dec. 7, 2017
Ten Full-Tuition Scholarships Exclusively for BV County High School Students In return, the scholarship recipients will serve as Iowa College AmeriCorps volunteers in Buena Vista County communities to build on valuable personal, leadership, and professional skills. Read more...

BVU Student Behind “Little Free Pantry” Initiative

BVU Student Behind “Little Free Pantry” Initiative

Dec. 1, 2017
BVU Student Behind “Little Free Pantry” Initiative BVU student Taylor Loy put into action the development of two small, watertight structures used to house food items that are available for anyone in the community. Read more...

Food and Celebration at BVU's Annual Christmas Dinner

Food and Celebration at BVU's Annual Christmas Dinner

Nov. 30, 2017
Food and Celebration at BVU's Annual Christmas Dinner The evening offered a festive environment for the students and those serving the meal, with laughter and a variety of conversations taking place during the meal of roast turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing and green beans. Read more...

Converse to Retire in December

Converse to Retire in December

Nov. 27, 2017
Converse to Retire in December After serving Buena Vista University for nearly 23 years, the last 18 as vice president for institutional advancement, Ken Converse will retire at the end of December. Read more...

Van Haaften Captures 400th Career Victory in Record-Setting Fashion

Van Haaften Captures 400th Career Victory in Record-Setting Fashion

Nov. 27, 2017
Van Haaften Captures 400th Career Victory in Record-Setting Fashion Now in his 22nd season at the helm, Van Haaften becomes the 34th active head coach in Division III to reach 400 career wins and sits among the top 25 in overall career winning percentage among active DIII coaches. Read more...

BVU Represented at the Festival of Trees

BVU Represented at the Festival of Trees

Nov. 27, 2017
BVU Represented at the Festival of Trees Buena Vista University was well-represented at the Festival of Trees in Des Moines. Two BVU-themed trees were created by alumni for the event, which benefits Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines. Read more...

Buena Vista University Hosts Unified Sports Day

Buena Vista University Hosts Unified Sports Day

Nov. 20, 2017
Buena Vista University Hosts Unified Sports Day Special Olympics Iowa athletes participated in a variety of activities with BVU coaches, staff, faculty, and students. Activities included bowling, ladder golf, bean bag toss, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and more. Read more...

Two BVU Students Receive Army ROTC Scholarships

Two BVU Students Receive Army ROTC Scholarships

Nov. 17, 2017
Two BVU Students Receive Army ROTC Scholarships The scholarships were awarded on the students' overall merit, as well as their high school transcripts and GPA, ACT scores, physical fitness, and leadership potential. Read more...

Nominations for Alumni Board, Awards Due by Dec. 31

Nominations for Alumni Board, Awards Due by Dec. 31

Nov. 10, 2017
Nominations for Alumni Board, Awards Due by Dec. 31 Share the names of outstanding alumni deserving of an alumni board or alumni award nomination. Read more...

Buena Vista University To Host Unified Sports Day

Buena Vista University To Host Unified Sports Day

Nov. 10, 2017
Buena Vista University To Host Unified Sports Day Throughout the day, the Special Olympics Iowa athletes will participate in a variety of activities with BVU coaches, staff, faculty, and students. Activities will include bowling, ladder golf, bean bag toss, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and more. Read more...

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